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The Internet a “CIA project”: Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a "CIA project" and warned Russians against making Google searches
MTN 79c per minute prepaid call rate made permanent
MTN has announced that its prepaid call rate of 79c per minute on its Pay Per Second price plan has been made permanent
How the DoC plans to give broadband to everyone
The Department of Communications has provided an update on the implementation of its “SA Connect” broadband policy and strategy
New Internet TV player seals sports content deal
Discover Digital says it has concluded its first sports content deal in anticipation of the launch of internet TV in South Africa later this year.
iBurst network safe from Icasa: WBS
Although the High Court has ruled that Icasa’s seizure of iBurst equipment last year was lawful, WBS says no further disruptions are expected
Vodacom’s aggressive fibre-to-the-home plans
Vodacom has aggressive fibre broadband plans, which include connecting thousands of homes and businesses within the next two years
Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange liquidation to begin: lawyer
Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox is to be liquidated after a Japanese court ordered bankruptcy proceedings on Thursday, a lawyer appointed to carry out the process has said
Samsung Galaxy S4 Android KitKat update in SA
The update to Android 4.4 KitKat has become available to Samsung Galaxy S4 users in South Africa
Microsoft Office 365 price increase in South Africa
The price of an Office 365 subscription is set to increase in South Africa in the coming weeks
We are out of time, but not hopelessly so: SAPS
The SA Police Service (SAPS) is out of time to complain against the DA's election advertisement, but not hopelessly so
Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.